A practical way to achieve your goals and to create a work habit is to plan the time that you’ll spend studying, this way it will give you confidence in yourself. Besides, planning will save you time and effort, and give you a global view of the work you have to do.
For this, you have to take into account:
- Study the same amount of time every day, preferably at the same hour.
- Find the study hours where you see that your performance is the highest possible.
- Don’t stay overnight or wake up too early too often.
- Order the subjects you have to study according to your own learning curve (concentration level).
- Distribute the study time between different subjects according to their difficulty level and your willingness to apply yourself.
- Study for several continuous periods of time, resting for short periods in between.
- Specify what you have to study on each block of time.
Once you finish your study time, keep track of it periodically, in order to apply any necessary corrections. You should be persistent and not get discouraged if you can’t totally do it at first.
If you complete your study time, you’ll be able to advance faster, and feel more confident and capable.
- Create your own personal calendar.
- Create your own personal schedule.
- Plan your monthly work.
- Plan your daily and weekly work.